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Texas is a state in the South Central region of the United States. It is the second largest U.S. state by both area and population. Texas shares borders with the states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south and southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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NEWS OF THE WEEK: Megan Thee Stallion to appear on the cover of 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit issue [Video]

NEWS OF THE WEEK: Megan Thee Stallion to appear on the cover of 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit issue

CNN reports the Texas-based musician will be joined by tennis star Naomi Osaka and model Leyna Bloom who will also front the annual issue.

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GOP lawmaker gets upset with reporters. See Don Lemon's reaction [Video]

GOP lawmaker gets upset with reporters. See Don Lemon's reaction

Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) took issue with reporters asking GOP lawmakers if they were vaccinated, and said reporters should be asking the Democrats if they are vaccinated. A CNN survey found that 100%..

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Ex-marine walks border protesting deported veterans [Video]

Ex-marine walks border protesting deported veterans

U.S. military veteran Ramon Castro is in the middle of a 2,000-mile trek across the length of the U.S.-Mexico border to draw attention to the plight of U.S. veterans sent back to their countries of..

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Keilar rolls the tape on Ted Cruz's 'ironic' message about political stunts [Video]

Keilar rolls the tape on Ted Cruz's 'ironic' message about political stunts

CNN’s Brianna Keilar rolls the tape on Republican Sen. Ted Cruz’s past political stunts as he criticizes Texas state House Democrats for leaving the state in an effort to block state GOP from..

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'Road to space': Bezos completes historic launch [Video]

'Road to space': Bezos completes historic launch

Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, soared about 66.5 miles (107 km) above the Texas desert aboard his company Blue Origin's New Shepard launch vehicle on Tuesday and returned safely to Earth. This..

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Jeff Bezos takes first Blue Origin spaceflight [Video]

Jeff Bezos takes first Blue Origin spaceflight

Billionaire Jeff Bezos reached the edge of space after taking off on Blue Origin’s first human flight.The Amazon founder blasted off in the sub-orbital New Shepard rocket from Texas on Tuesday, the..

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'Best day ever' -billionaire Bezos flies to space [Video]

'Best day ever' -billionaire Bezos flies to space

Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, soared about 66.5 miles (107 km) above the Texas desert aboard his company Blue Origin's New Shepard launch vehicle on Tuesday and returned safely to Earth. This..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:28Published
Megan Thee Stallion to appear on the cover of 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit issue [Video]

Megan Thee Stallion to appear on the cover of 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit issue

CNN reports the Texas-based musician will be joined by tennis star Naomi Osaka and model Leyna Bloom who will also front the annual issue.

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J&J may file bankruptcy for talc products -sources [Video]

J&J may file bankruptcy for talc products -sources

Johnson & Johnson is exploring a plan to offload liabilities from widespread Baby Powder litigation into a newly created business that would then seek bankruptcy protection, according to seven people..

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More than 60 people sickened by 'chemical incident' at Texas water park [Video]

More than 60 people sickened by 'chemical incident' at Texas water park

Around 65 people were sickened at a Houston-area water park in what officials called a “chemical incident.” CNN affiliate KPRC’s Bill Barajas has details.

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Biden vows to appeal 'disappointing' DACA ruling [Video]

Biden vows to appeal 'disappointing' DACA ruling

[NFA] President Joe Biden said on Saturday that the Justice Department will appeal a "deeply disappointing" ruling by a federal judge in Texas on the DACA program that protects certain immigrants..

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Delhi Police to meet farmers to suggest alternative venue for their protest | Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi Police to meet farmers to suggest alternative venue for their protest | Oneindia News

Today, Olympics organisers said that a person has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Tokyo Olympics athletes' village; Delhi Police said it would meet the farmer leaders to suggest alternative venues..

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Toobin: This is what's maddening about the DACA fight [Video]

Toobin: This is what's maddening about the DACA fight

A federal judge in Texas ruled that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era program shielding certain undocumented immigrants from deportation, is illegal and blocked new applicants...

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Texas hospital chief: We need to step up [Video]

Texas hospital chief: We need to step up

Dr Marc Boom, President & CEO of Houston Methodist hospital, discusses the urgent need to get Americans vaccinated and rising cases of the delta variant.

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Texas Democrats defy arrest, pledge to remain in Washington over voting rights [Video]

Texas Democrats defy arrest, pledge to remain in Washington over voting rights

Democrats in the US state of Texas go to Washington to avoid debating a bill that would limit voter rights in future elections.

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Guest challenges Fox News host to tell viewers Trump lost [Video]

Guest challenges Fox News host to tell viewers Trump lost

Texas state Representative James Talarico, who had left the state in an effort to block Republicans from passing a restrictive voting law, challenged Fox News host Pete Hegseth to tell his viewers that..

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Texas Democrats defy calls for their arrest [Video]

Texas Democrats defy calls for their arrest

Texas Democratic lawmakers defied calls for their arrest on Tuesday, a day after fleeing their state to thwart efforts to pass voting restrictions, and said they would stay in Washington to push for..

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Biden slams Republican state voting bills as ‘un-American’ [Video]

Biden slams Republican state voting bills as ‘un-American’

Texas legislators go to Washington and call on US President Joe Biden and Congress to counter state voting restrictions.

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Texas law deputizes citizens to enforce heartbeat abortion ban [Video]

Texas law deputizes citizens to enforce heartbeat abortion ban

Activist Amy Hagstrom Miller speaks about a recently passed Texas law that would allow private citizens to sue individuals thought to have assisted in violating the state’s heartbeat ban abortion..

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GOP governor threatens to arrest Democrats who left state [Video]

GOP governor threatens to arrest Democrats who left state

CNN’s Kate Bolduan speaks with Texas state lawmaker Armando “Mando” Martinez after Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) threatened to arrest Democrats who left the state to break the state House’s quorum..

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Texas Democrats aim to block voting bill, flee to Washington [Video]

Texas Democrats aim to block voting bill, flee to Washington

As the party tries to stall a restrictive Republican voting bill, President Biden is set to address voting rights Tuesday.

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Texas Democrats flee state to block GOP bills [Video]

Texas Democrats flee state to block GOP bills

Dozens of Democratic lawmakers left Texas on Monday as part of an orchestrated move to derail their Republican colleagues' efforts to pass new voting restrictions. Eve Johnson reports.

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Hear why some Texas lawmakers are vowing to stay out of their state until August 7 [Video]

Hear why some Texas lawmakers are vowing to stay out of their state until August 7

Texas state House Democrats left the state in an effort to block Republicans from passing a restrictive new voting law in the remaining 27 days of the special legislative session called by Gov. Greg..

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Republican congressman: 'Vaccines are literally a gift from God' [Video]

Republican congressman: 'Vaccines are literally a gift from God'

Rep. Michael Burgess, a Republican from Texas who is also a medical doctor, tells CNN’s Pamela Brown about vaccine outreach in his district and if he agrees with the Biden administration’s..

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Arizona and Texas see record migrant deaths on Mexico border as temperatures top 43C

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'Marrying Millions' Star Bill Hutchinson Arrested for Sexual Assault

Bill Hutchinson, a wealthy man famous for dating much younger women, got busted by cops in Texas for allegedly sexually assaulting a high school girl without her consent. Hutchinson, who appeared on..
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Matthew McConaughey Sends Uniting Message to U.S.A. on 4th of July

Matthew McConaughey seems awfully gubernatorial for his 4th of July message to America -- but his message also sounds pretty damn appealing ... let's unite, and maybe sing about it. The actor -- and..
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Stephen Jackson Breaks Down While Talking George Floyd, 'The Tears Will Never Go Away'

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Says He Bailed on Texas Concert Because He Wasn't Paid

Tekashi 6ix9ine canceled his weekend show in Texas at the last minute, leaving fans in the dark about what happened ... and now he says it's because he was stiffed. Tekashi tells TMZ ... he had a..
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Stephen Amell Removed from Flight After Allegedly Berating Wife

Stephen Amell was forcibly removed from a flight in Texas -- this after allegedly screaming at his wife in front of a plane full of passengers ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the situation tell..
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Mom Arrested After Successfully Impersonating Daughter at Middle School

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YouTube Nelk Boys Star Won't Be Prosecuted for Impersonating Mall Security

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Lil Loaded Possibly Upset Over a Breakup, Cops Responded to Suicide Call

Lil Loaded's mother is the person who called police after finding him dead from a gunshot to the head, and we've learned she instantly knew what had upset her son. According to the police report,..
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Rapper Lil Loaded Dead at 20

Up-and-coming Texas rapper Lil Loaded died this weekend ... TMZ has confirmed. The Dallas Medical Examiner's Officer tells us Loaded -- whose real name is Dashawn Robertson -- died Sunday in Dallas..
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Lil Loaded, Texas rapper known for track '6locc 6a6y', has died aged 20

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Max in 'The Adventures Of Sharkboy And Lavagirl in 3-D' 'Memba Him?!

Texas-born actor Cayden Boyd was only 10 years old when he took on his most notable role as the fantasizing young kid Max -- who daydreams about all the action and adventure going down on Planet Drool..
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Texans protest new voting legislation which has been compared to 'Jim Crow' laws

texans protest new voting legislation which has been compared to 'jim crow' laws
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Texas passes 'heartbeat bill' - banning abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy

texas passes 'heartbeat bill' - banning abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy
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Carole Baskin Calls Out Ted Cruz, John Cornyn Over Loose Tiger in Houston

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DMX's Daughter to Perform, Fiancee to Appear at Tribute Show in Texas

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Guess Who This Bowl Cut Kid Turned Into!

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Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez v Billy Joe Saunders: Mexican wins with eighth-round stoppage

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Watch: Billy Joe Saunders and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez face-off at weigh-in

Billy Joe Saunders and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez face-off at the weigh-in before their WBC, WBA and WBO world super-middleweight fight in Texas.
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Billy Joe Saunders speaks to Eddie Hearn before 'all or nothing' fight with Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez

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Death of Marvin Scott, Black Man in Texas Jail, Ruled a Homicide

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Elon Musk Denies Autopilot to Blame for Fatal Tesla Crash in Texas

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DMX Scheduled Concert in Texas Turned Into Tribute Show

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